General and Personal Medical Services, England December 2016, Provisional Experimental statistics
A provisional view of GPs by type working in General Practice .
The general practice data records numbers and details of GPs in England. Time series data is available within the excel tables together with more detailed information for December 2016 data for England, by NHS England Regions, NHS England Region Local Offices, Clinical Commissioning Groups and practice.
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Note: This publication only includes information on GPs, other practice staff groups including Nurses are not included.
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The total GP headcount was 41,475 as at 31 December 2016. This is 390 (0.9 per cent) less than in September 2016 (41,865).
The total GP full time equivalent (FTE) was 34,050 as at 31 December 2016. This is 445 (1.3 per cent) less than in September 2016 (34,495).
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